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Now that I am in IOWA, what is there to see and do??

This blog will be divided into two sections – the Eastern side and the Western side of Iowa and will cover what there is to see and do while traveling through  Iowa. Trust me, it is not all corn fields!! 

Thanks to the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Iowa became a vital part of the United States. After the Louisiana purchase, settlers started moving into the area and laid the foundation for what is known today as the heart of the Corn Belt.  Although Iowa does have a strong agricultural economy. there is also a diversified economy that includes manufacturing, processing plants, finiancial services, biotech, and green energy production. Iowa ranks as the 30th most populous state in the U. S., which has to mean there are numerous large cities within the state’s borders.